Question Week 6 Quiz 5 Return to Assessment List Part 1 of 1 – 20.0/ 20.0 Points


Week 6 Quiz 5

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Question 1 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Who conducted an experiment on the effects of punishment on learning that was, in reality, a classic experiment on obedience?

A.Solomon Asch

B.Stanley Milgram

C.Phillip Zimbardo

D.Muzafer Sherif

Question 2 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

What are two types of causal attributions that people make?

A.Dispositional and situational

B.Environmental and situational

C.Personal and dispositional

D.Implicit and explicit

Question 3 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

What is the most effective strategy to reduce prejudice and us-them thinking?

A.Encouraging social contact between groups

B.Having groups work together on a task requiring cooperation to reach a common goal

C.Establishing legal equality of all groups

D.Education about social issues and diversity

Question 4 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Is the Stanford prison study, what was it that caused the guards to treat the prisoners harshly?

A.The instructions given to the guards

B.The actions of the prisoners

C.The social context

D.Peer pressure from other guards

Question 5 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Which of the following is a sign of groupthink

A.An illusion of vulnerability

B.An illusion of anonymity

C.Unbiased information seeking


Question 6 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

In Pavlov’s studies of classical conditioning in dogs, the food dish was the _______________.

A.Conditioned stimulus

B.Unconditioned stimulus

C.Conditioned response

D.Unconditioned response

Question 7 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

What is the difference between punishment and negative reinforcement?

A.There is no difference-the terms are synonymous

B.Punishment involves the presentation of an aversive consequence, but negative reinforcement involves the removal of a positive consequence

C.Negative reinforcement is part of operant conditioning, but punishment is used in classical conditioning

D.Negative reinforcement strengthens behavior but punishment weakens it

Question 8 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Albert Bandura is well known for his study of __________________.

A.Observational learning

B.Latent learning

C.Conditioned taste aversion


Question 9 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

In the “Little Albert” study, what was the unconditioned stimulus?

A.A white rat

B.A loud noise

C.A Santa Claus mask

D.A neutral stimulus

Question 10 of 10

2.0/ 2.0 Points

What procedure would be used to teach pigeons to play Ping Pong?

A.Classical conditioning

B.Observational learning


D.Systematic desensitization


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